Red Hot Chili Peppers, Linkin Park, Stone Sour and More Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell

The rock world was devastated by the loss of Chris Cornell, who died Wednesday night in his hotel room in Detroit. Medical examiner's ruled the cause of death suicide by hanging. Cornell was 52. To give you an idea of how much Chris meant to rock and roll, check out these touching tributes by some of his idols and contemporaries. 

***This article will be updated to include new tributes and performances.***

Metallica

@robtrujillo plays @soundgarden's Black Hole Sun in memory of Chris Cornell. #Metallica #WorldWired #MetInBoston

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The Pretty Reckless

U2

Aerosmith

Ryan Adams

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Linkin Park

Stone Sour

Ann Wilson

Scott Stapp

Megadeth

The Cult

Living Colour

Cody Jinks and Paul Cauthen